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Category: Winter, Christmas & Old Ales
Product of: United Kingdom
Back in 2010, the folk at Adnams filled a barrel previously used to mature bourbon with their ready-to-bottle Broadside ale and some cherries and left it to mature. Over the course of the first year they drew off a few litres here and there for various beer festivals, but always topped it... Read more
Sampled on 04/04/2017
Opaque, deep red-brown virtually black with thin pale beige head.
Varnish, tinned rhubarb, cola, tinned raspberries peppery oak and vanilla.
Ripe cherry fruit balances dry oak tannins and a high alc./vol. with distinctive vanilla and bourbon flavours.
Bitter fruit influenced finish.
This huge aged ale won’t appeal to all palates – it is a curio for those of us into such frifthery – if you are, then be sure to acquire a bottle and share with other like-minded folk.
Barcode UPC: 5 016878 011678
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Swing/clip-top ceramic & wire